The Employment/Personnel and Civil Rights Unit helps state governrment manage classified employees and defends the state and its employees in employment disputes. The Unit represents all agencies and most institutions of higher education in personnel hearings and matters before the State Personnel Board and on appeal. Unit attorneys provide advice and training to state agencies, institutions of higher education and employees regarding personnel matters.
The Unit also provides legal advice to the Colorado Civil Rights Division within the Department of Regulatory Agencies in conjunction with the Colorado Civil Rights Division's investigation of charges of employment, housing and public accommodations discrimination and prosecutes those cases that have been noticed for hearing by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
If You Need Help
The Employment/Personnel and Civil Rights Unit provides legal representation for the state, but cannot initiate action on behalf of the public or state employees. Please contact the relevant state department or division for assistance.